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National Requirements to Become a Registered Dietitian from the American Dietetic Association’s (ADA) Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
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To earn an RD credential and become a nationally recognized Registered Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association http://www.eatright.org/
, the following criteria must be completed:
1. A Bachelor's degree is required from an accredited college or university, providing a curriculum that has been approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
2. An accredited six to twelve month long CADE internship must be completed satisfactorily from one of the following; a healthcare facility, a community facility or agency, or a foodservice corporation. This should be in combination with the applicant’s college or university courses, either undergraduate or graduate.
3. Each applicant must then pass the required examination administered nationally by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the ADA’s accrediting body.
4. Lastly, applicants must annually update their accreditation with continued coursework and studies into the latest nutrition and dietitian material.